China's Xi calls for peace in meeting with Benjamin Netanyahu
- Chinese President Xi Jinping called Tuesday for peace between Israel and an independent Palestine "as soon as possible" during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, state media reported.
"A peaceful, stable and developing Middle East is the common interest of all parties... China appreciates that the Israeli side will continue to tackle the Israeli-Palestinian issue on the basis of the 'two-state solution'," Xinhua news agency quoted Xi as saying during their meeting.
Netanyahu said Israel was willing to see China play a bigger role in Middle East affairs, according to Xinhua.
The Israeli leader also pitched a comprehensive innovation partnership between the two countries focusing on the development of various technologies.(Excerpt) Read more at: dailymail.co.uk ...
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